Coronavirus

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that can cause a range of illnesses, including the common cold to more severe disease. Currently, a novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, is spreading across the globe, causing a new coronavirus disease, or COVID-19. Here's what to know about the novel coronavirus, including the disease's symptoms, transmission, and severity.

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What to Know About BA.2, the New 'Stealth' Version of the Omicron Variant
The sub-variant has been detected in the US, but experts say it's not yet a cause for concern.
How to Avoid Buying a Fake At-Home COVID Test Online
Scammers are trying to profit from a scarcity of COVID-19 tests. These tips will help you make sure you're buying the right ones.
Omicron-Specific Vaccines May Be Ready Soon—But How Are They Different From Current COVID Vaccines?
Two new vaccines made specifically for the Omicron variant are currently in production, but experts question whether a variant-specific vaccine is necessary right now.
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